Have you ever felt insecure about being seen as professional while rocking your natural hair?
Were you unaware that issues surrounding black hair in the workplace existed?
Do you lead in a diverse environment?
Candra Sweat, Founder of Everyday Executive, will host an inclusive panel discussion on the acceptance of black hair in the workplace.
The purpose of this panel is to empower black professionals to embrace their authenticity while maintaining their executive presence and increase the cultural sensitivity of non-black leaders and allies.
Grab your ticket and share this event with your friends, colleagues, and diversity and inclusion leaders.
Registration: 5:30PM | Panel Discussion: 6PM
Let’s empower, uplift, and connect!
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Enjoy a great conversation, lite bites, and giveaways all while giving back to the community. Net proceeds from ticket sales will go to Assuring Love Child Placement Agency located in Desoto, TX.
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Come learn with us at Digital Marketing Bootcamp Dallas for the following presentation:
Lights, Camera, & Cinematic Storytelling for Startups & Small Business Owners with Founder Michael Gonzalez & Creative Director Ryan Reed of Visual Voice Media
What You’ll Learn:
If you are a startup, or small business owner, that is interested in experimenting with video marketing, come join us for a presentation by Visual Voice Media on the following:
– Why video is important for your business
– How to integrate video marketing into your marketing – whether you are large or small business
– Visual Storytelling: The fundamentals of sharing your message through video
– Cinematic techniques – Simple, yet powerful ways businesses can bring their storytelling to life
– Pre-production, Production, and Post-Production – The fundamentals of creating your marketing video from start to finish
About Our Speakers:
Michael Gonzalez, Founder & Head Editor of Visual Voice Media
Michael Gonzalez is a Dallas based filmmaker and entrepreneur. He attended SMU and graduated in 2015 with a Bachelors degree in Film and Media Arts. Upon graduation, he had the opportunity to start his own video production company, entitled Visual Voice Media. Since December of 2015, VVM has been telling stories and sharing people’s voices all around the world. Michael has had the opportunity to film in places such as Hong Kong and Brazil as well as other parts of the globe. Today his focus is on growing his business and continuing to help people tell their stories and share their voice.
Ryan Reed, Cinematographer, Creative Director, and Writer | Visual Voice Media
Ryan Reed had a strong passion for filmmaking but after working on many short films over the years and after studying film at Southern Methodist University, decided to enter the world of corporate and commercial video production. Ryan joined the Visual Voice Media team in 2016 where he focuses on on bringing his talent in narrative filmmaking to the world of corporate and commercial video marketing.
Visual Voice Media is a full service media company specializing in commercial work, advertisements, promotional videos to real estate, construction, wedding films, and narrative work. They have worked with a wide range of clients including D Magazine, SMU, Snappy Salads, and WFAA8.
Q&A Session: 7:00-7:30
Thank you to Capital Factory +The DEC for sponsoring event space in 2019 for Digital Marketing Bootcamp Dallas. Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas. They meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors and customers.
For sponsorship inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
About this Event
Bring a coworker and your lunch or grab something from one of the restaurants in the area
What do retention, engagement, effectiveness, communication, and satisfaction all have in common?
How do you better assure success?
Want to make processes stick and create a “learning organization”?
Unlike IQ or personality, EQ can be learned and improved upon. It is a leading indicator of success for both individuals and companies. In this session we will look into what emotional intelligence is. How it benefits organizations and how to implement and improve emotional intelligence in your organization, team, or personal life.
Jigsaw works with Lumina Learning assessments to improve organizational health and start key conversations and processes that lead to better more profitable companies.
Kirby Attwell started Jigsaw Consulting on a mission to “Make Work Better” . Kirby fulfills this mission using Lumina Learning assessments and decades of operational and transactional experience to improve Organizational Health and therefore, the bottom line
Thank you to Capital Factory + DEC for sponsoring event space in 2019 for Jigsaw Consulting’s series on Organizational Health.
Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas. They meet the the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors, and customers.
Please join the Defense Innovation Unit as it hosts Special Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a special Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) session. Supervisory Special Agents Jill Murphy and Jordan Loyd from the FBI’s Austin Office will answer your questions on how to protect your Intellectual Property against threats from foreign actors, competitors, and insider threats. They will also focus on how to protect your IP from cyber threats at home and abroad, as well as how to get the FBI’s help in the event of an incident or breach.
The event will be livestreamed on YouTube at this link. Please download the slido app or visit sli.do and use code #DIU to ask your tough questions.
The Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) is an entity within the Department of Defense charged with accelerating and streamlining the process by which commercial technology is sourced and integrated across the military. Since 2016, DIU has provided almost $300 million in non-dilutive capital to solve national defense problems and help build a strong National Security Innovation Base (NSIB).
Today’s FBI is an intelligence-driven and threat-focused national security organization with both intelligence and law enforcement responsibilities that is staffed by a dedicated cadre of more than 30,000 agents, analysts, and other professionals who work around the clock and across the globe to protect the U.S. from terrorism, espionage, cyber attacks, and major criminal threats, and to provide its many partners with services, support, training, and leadership.
You will learn how to add new features to your pet, including feeding them, and tracking their health and happiness. Check out this example of a virtual pet that was made by an attendee at a previous event: https://cumbersome-vole.glitch.me/
Suggested Experience Level:
Beginner – no previous coding experience needed
What to Bring:
Laptop – this will ensure you get the most out of this workshop
How to find us:
Capital Factory + The DEC
The event will be held at Capitol Factary + The DEC located at 3102 Oak Lawn Ave., The Centrum Building, Dallas, TX 75219. There is a parking garage below, which is $3/hr and it caps out at $12. Capital Factory recommends that guests to visit the coffee shop across the courtyard, Mudsmith, to get a coffee for $2 and they will validate parking. There is also street parking a couple of blocks away.
If event is sold out, please contact Community Manager: Britney (email@example.com)
Sponsored by Thinkful:
This workshop is proudly sponsored by Thinkful, the #1 rated coding boot camp on CourseReport. Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. Thinkful provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. To join the Thinkful network, visit thinkful.com
Prepare or Beware: Practical Tips for Securing, Closing and Surviving Your Funding Deal
Attention Startups/Founders/Entrepreneurs: Are you seeking investment or an exit? Maybe you are just getting started. No matter what stage of the startup lifecycle you are in, it pays to get your legal house in order first. Join us as we discuss practical steps for:
- Leveraging your IP to attract investors and increase your valuation
- Avoiding legal pitfalls that could delay, devalue, or blow up your deal
- Protecting your equity and control as investors come on board
*Lunch will be provided
Are you an entrepreneur starting a new company? Recently moved your company to Texas? Come hear an overview from experienced entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and angel investors and get a chance to introduce yourself and ask questions! Join us at Capital Factory + The DEC for HAPPY HOUR and a live AMA all about Fundraising in Texas!
You’ll get answers to questions like…
- How do I meet my first investors?
- Should I do an equity round or convertible note?
- Should I join an accelerator?
- Should I join an accelerator?
- How do I figure out my valuation?
- How long will it take to raise funding?
- What will it cost?
You will find out about…
- Why Texas
- Capital Factory
- Dallas Venture Capitalists
- Angel Investors
- Venture Capitalists
- Incubators & Accelerators
- Pitch Events
You’re invited to a powerful workshop for CEOs, Founders, Owners, and Directors to participate with a select group of other executives in our complimentary and personalized workshop.
Key issues explored include:
- How does Emotional Competence contribute to higher enterprise value?
- How is Emotional Competence more effective Emotional Intelligence?
- Why is Transformational Leadership a great choice for any leadership style?
- How does Transformational Leadership avoid popularity at the expense of ineffectiveness?
Key takeaways from this interactive workshop:
- Learn and leverage your most effective traits that can move others.
- See how emotional triggers make your effective traits into traitors that undermine your effort.
- Debunk popular pseudo-leadership models that propagate unrealistic workforce expectations.
- Construct your specific roadmap to navigate your best route to higher Enterprise Value
About this Event
Attendees will experience a high-energy, interactive event packed with resources and content explicitly for underrepresented entrepreneurs and investors.
Join UNDEREST. and the underrepresented entrepreneur community on Tuesday, May 8th for our annual event for entrepreneurs launching a hardware, software or digital products/services into the marketplace. Hear from founders who’ve launched addictive mobile apps, SaaS software generating $MM+ in annual reoccurring revenue, as well as buyers from major big box retailers sharing about what it takes to get on the right shelves.
• 4 – 4:30 PM: Networking + Happy Hour
• 4:30 – 5 PM: Speed Mentoring
• 5 – 5:10 PM: Welcome + Introductions
• 5:10 – 5:30 PM: Founder Highlight
• 5:30 – 6:15 PM: Panel Discussion + Q&A
• 6:15 – 6:45 PM: Fireside Chat
• 6:45 – 7 PM: Closing Talk
• 7 – 7:30 PM: Networking + Happy Hour
First 50 tickets are FREE!
Early Bird Admission – $7 (through April 8th)
Regular Admission – $10 (April 9th – May 7th)
Last Minute Admission – $15 (May 8th only)
VIP Admission – $50 (through May 7th)